Colorado Academy

Colorado Academy is a dynamic liberal arts and sciences program that challenges students ethically, academically, artistically, and athletically creates the foundation of Colorado Academy.
Teachers, students, parents, and staff foster trusting and respectful relationships, enhancing our thriving school family.
Students pursue excellence and seek to become life-long learners and contributors in our local and international communities.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,027 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $33,910
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Colorado Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1906
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,027 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
Colorado Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
125 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
74%
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Advanced Computer Science - Data Structures, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Economics, AP English, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Human Geography, AP Physics, AP Physics C, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, Film, Photography, Senior Portfolio: Visual Art
Average SAT score
1375
(Out of 1600)
Average ACT score
30
(Out of 36)
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Pre-Kindergarten (full day): $27,490 Kindergarten (full day) - Grade 5: $31,310 Grades 6-12: $33,910
% on Financial Aid
19%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$16,000
Admissions Director
Catherine Laskey
Admissions Associate
Paige Siemers
Endowment Size
$27 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Africaid, Community Leadership Team, Computer Science Club, Engineering Club, FACES of Diversity, Global Travel and Exchanges, HOPE, Investment Club, Kokopelli Literary Magazine, Mock Trial Team, Outdoor Education, Speech and Debate Team

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir Program, Film Festival, Jazz Band, Orchestra Program, Rock Band, Senior Portfolio Program, Theater Program, Theater Tech

School Notes

  • Welcome to Colorado Academy!We are a college preparatory independent day school in southwest Denver, with forward-thinking ideals.We offer students an exceptional academic experience, with education in the arts, athletics, and development of the whole child. Unique in the Denver area, our Pre-K through Grade 12 environment creates an extraordinary campus community.Our missionis to create curious, kind, courageous, and adventurous learners and leaders.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Colorado Academy cost?
Colorado Academy's tuition is approximately $33,910 for private students.
Does Colorado Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Colorado Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Colorado Academy offer?
Colorado Academy offers 18 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball and Weightlifting. Colorado Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Colorado for most sports offered.
What is Colorado Academy's ranking?
When is the application deadline for Colorado Academy?
The application deadline for Colorado Academy is Jan. 31.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,027 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $33,910
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Denver, CO is $14,825 for elementary schools and $18,923 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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